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Tag: COVID-19

Latest learnings from the Water Action Platform

21-07-2020
British Water, Isle, forum, COVID-19

Assessing risk and determining responses to COVID-19 were major themes of the most recent Water Action Platform webinar which took place on 9 July. Here are six key learnings from the interactive event which was hosted by Isle chairman Piers Clark: 1. Expect seasonal resurgence of COVID-19 Recent research shows that we can expect resurgence of …

Eurofins publishes robust method to analyse SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater samples

15-07-2020
Eurofins, wastewater treatment, wastewater management, water monitoring, testing, COVID-19

A study undertaken by Eurofins scientists has resulted in a robust method to analyse SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater samples, allowing for early detection of virus presence at a given site, before the virus spreads too broadly or as a way to monitor the effectiveness of containment measures put in place. As part of the study, Eurofins team of scientists …

Editor’s pickIndo Water cancelled, announces new dates

14-07-2020
Indo Water, expo, exhibition, forum, Indonesia, COVID-19

PT Napindo Media Ashatama, organiser of the Indo Water Expo & Forum, has announced that this year’s event will be cancelled due to the current COVID-19 pandemic that is sweeping the globe. In a statement issued to the press, PT Napindo said, “We endeavoured to carry out this exhibition to keep it going, but both domestic and …

Editor’s pickNEA leads scientific team in wastewater surveillance trials for assessment of COVID-19 transmission

20-06-2020
National Environment Agency, COVID-19, PUB, Singapore, coronavirus

Lab work conducted to screen wastewater samples for SARS-CoV-2 The National Environment Agency (NEA) has initiated a pilot surveillance programme to screen wastewater samples for SARS-CoV-2, the causative virus of COVID-19. The amount of viral material in wastewater from a community could reveal the level of COVID-19 spread in the community, and …